September 7-9, 2022

Rolex Learning Center in Lausanne | Hybrid Event
School of Life Science Symposium 2022

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Our 20 years celebration symposium …

will honor life sciences in the context of a technical university with long-term supporters and the scientific community; reflect on the key developments in the last 20 years in life sciences; and look out to the next two decades of opportunities of multidisciplinary life sciences, bioengineering and the impact of our work on society.

Preliminary program

Opening session – Science and Society : September 7, 2022

Scientific sessions : September 8-9, 2022

Confirmed speakers

  • Patrick Aebischer – Former President, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Buzz Baum – MRC Laboratory for Molecular and Cell Biology, UK
  • Ed Boyden – MIT, USA
  • Sean Carroll – Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
  • Joel Doré – INRA, Université de Paris-Saclay, France
  • Jacques Dubochet – UNIL, Switzerland
  • Eran Elinav – Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Michael Elowitz – Caltech, USA
  • Moisés Expósito Alonso – Stanford University, USA
  • Michael Hengartner – ETH Board, Switzerland
  • Tony Hyman – Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
  • Nicole King – University of Berkeley, USA
  • Anna-Maria Lennon-Duménil – Institut Curie, France
  • Sophie Martin – UNIL, Switzerland
  • Michelle Monje – Stanford University, USA
  • Ken Oye – MIT Political Science, USA
  • Gaia Pigino – Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
  • Manu Prakash – Stanford University, USA
  • Lluìs Quintana-Murci – Institut Pasteur, France
  • Melina Schuh – Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistr, Germany
  • Mike Stratton – Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK
  • Soumya Swaminathan – WHO, Switzerland
  • Julie Theriot – University of Washington, USA
  • Pavel Tomancak – Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
  • Caroline Uhler – MIT, USA
  • Ron Vale – Howard Hughes Medical Institute, UCSF, USA
  • David van Valen – Caltech, USA
  • Martin Vetterli – President, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Leslie Vosshall – The Rockefeller University, USA
  • Rafe Yuste – Columbia University, USA
  • Jorge Cham – Science Cartoonist, USA

Academic committee

Organisation committee

Contact

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